DPWH-ARMM opens bidding for fourr packages of projects PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 05 September 2015 13:30

By ED GENERAL

DPWH-ARMM has opened for the third time the bidding four contract packages of projects after it recently announced constructors failed in the bidding under its evaluation.

The projects are to be implemented in various areas of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

The Public Works department has invited five construction firms in the region but only one of them responded and signified intention.

ESR Construction offered a bid amount of P243,243,385,82 for the C.P.6.0. that consists a cluster of high impact projects in Basilan province amounting P244,440,000.00, a variant of P1,196,614.18 considered to be as savings for the DPWH-ARMM if the bid will be approved by the Bids and Awards Committee.

ARMM Public Works Secretary Don Mustapha A. Loong said they are running out of time and hope that they will be able to implement these projects before the end of 2015 prior to the election season.

He said that these roads are vital that will help beneficiaries in the far-flung areas,  the fishers and farmers and the commuting residents.

The C.O.6.O. package consists of road project Designs and Build, concreting of Brgy Masolo, Isabela City-Brgy Kapatagan Grande, Isabela City; concreting of Brgy Kapatagan Grande, Isabela City to Kapatagan Small, Isabela City; concreting of Brgy Kapatagan Small, Isabela City to Brgy Bohe Nange, Lamitan City and concreting of Brgy Bohe Nange, Isabela City to Brgy Sta Clara, Lamitan City.

Bidding and Awards Committee Chairman Danilo Ong said that those remaining projects that were not bidded will still be implemented through administration the soonest possible time.

Basilan District Engineer Soler Undug said while Isabela City is not part of ARMM, all that were mentioned are access road to and from the city and the ARMM areas in the province including Lamitan City.

The multi-million peso projects that were up for bidding are as follows.

C.P. 3.0. is for the Design and Build, construction of access road and development of Bongao Peak eco-tourism amounting to P54,320,000.00.

C.P. 5.0. is for the Design and Build, concreting of Bgy Semut Akbar to Brgy Buton, Hji Moh Adjul; concreting of road from national Highway junction Pekok to Cardis to Kasanyangan and concreting of Tuburan proper to Bakud, Moh Adjul (Phase 1) amounting to P257,623,000.00.

C.P. 6.0. is for the Design and Build, concreting of Brgy Masolo, Isabela City-Brgy Kapatagan Grande, Isabela City; concreting of Brgy Kapatagan Grande, Isabela City to Kapatagan Small, Isabela City; concreting of Brgy Kapatagan Small, Isabela City to Brgy Bohe Nange, Lamitan City and concreting of Brgy Bohe Nange, Isabela City to Brgy Sta Clara, Lamitan City amounting to P244,440,000.00.

C.P. 7.0. is for the Design and Build, construction of Municipal Port at Sitio lakit, Al Barka (Phase 1), construction of Municipal Port Sitio Lakit, Al Barka (Phase 2) amounting to P38,800,000.00.